Archived articles from 2005

 

Hazel Henderson Presents TV's Ethical Marketplace

 
 

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29 Jun 2005

 

Hazel Henderson is recording an important, new television series, Ethical Marketplace. It will initially be shown on stations affiliated to America's Public Broadcasting Service and will be available for transmission worldwide.

 

Buy rice to save birds

 
 

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29 Jun 2005

 

Next time you buy a bag of rice you might think about the purple herons, black-winged stilts and flamingos that live peacefully on an organic farm in one of the most important wetlands in Europe, the Ebro Delta, North East Spain.

 

Taking Treesponsibility!

 
 

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29 Jun 2005

 

Calder Valley are celebrating the defeat of a proposal for a huge open cast mine on Heald Moor and the opportunity to implement an alternative plan for the area.

 

Orchard Campaign Bears Fruit

 
 

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29 Jun 2005

 

Traditional orchards, many of which contain local and rare varieties of trees, are safe from threat of being grubbed up' after a campaign by English Nature

 

Welsh Dragon fire

 
 

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29 Jun 2005

 

It is said that dragons lie sleeping in the mountains of Wales and perhaps they will be awoken this July during Dragonfire, a week-long exploration and celebration of renewable energy with a special focus on biofuel, organised by grassroots network, Energy 21, and Bio-power.

 

Permaculture Comes of Age

 
 

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29 Jun 2005

 

This year, the Permaculture Association of Britain will be celebrating its 21st birthday with an event intended to reach out to the wider environmental and social movements.

 

Connecting Globally

 
 

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29 Jun 2005

 

The Findhorn Foundation is hosting an exciting gathering of large holistic networks from around the world, this autumn. Connectivity and Synchronicity: Building a Global Culture of Peace runs from September 25th to October 2nd.

 

Campaign for Happy Living

 
 

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29 Jun 2005

 

Innocent Izamoje is on a mission to make the world happy. Two near-death experiences left him contemplating what really mattered in life. 'I saw the need to stay happy and be grateful for every day we live,' he explained.

 

The Happiness Project

 
 

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29 Jun 2005

 

Happiness is our basic state of being according to psychologist, Robert Holden, founder of The Happiness Project.

 

Food for Life

 
 

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29 Jun 2005

 

Concern about the increase in obesity and allergies in children has led to a growing number of initiatives aimed at providing fresh, healthy, organic food in schools.

 

MPs Back to School

 
 

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29 Jun 2005

 

Over 400 MPs and MEPs returned to school earlier this year to highlight the fact that 100 million children in the developing world are not currently getting an education.

 

Apple Core Curriculum

 
 

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29 Jun 2005

 

Loads of hammering, sawing and screwing has been going on in South Gloucester schools as a fun way of getting the message about looking after the environment across to thousands of pupils.

 

Measuring the Power of Well-Being

 
 

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29 Jun 2005

 

With SATs and League Tables, it seems that we have more measurement than ever before in schools, but only assessing academic success.

 

Planning for Happiness

 
 

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29 Jun 2005

 

Gross National Happiness could be the next stage in the evolution of our economic thinking.

 

Comment

 
 

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29 Jun 2005

 

The Venus transit of June 2004 is thought by many to be the starting point of an age of planetary awareness. These transits occur in pairs and the next one is due on June 6th 2012. In the past, the time when Venus passed in front of the sun preceded great breakthroughs in human consciousness.

 

The Great Rethinking

 
 

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29 Jun 2005

 

Positive News is pleased to be one of the sponsors of the 2nd Great Rethinking Conference in Oxford this September.

 

Grooves from Mozambique

 
 

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29 Jun 2005

 

This summer sees the first UK tour of Feliciano dos Santos' group Massukos. Their trip includes a show for 200,000 at the G8 Summit Rally supporting Make Poverty History. In the year which celebrates 30 years of independence for Mozambique and focusses particularly on development in Africa, Massukos have a positive message to share.

 

Tremendous News for Millions of Europeans who use Food Supplements.

 
 

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29 Jun 2005

 

Following a landmark challenge in the European Courts of Justice to the contentious Food Supplements Directive, the Court's Senior Adviser has given his Opinion in favour of the case. This means that the chances of consumers being able to continue using the natural food supplements they believe are beneficial to their health are now greatly increased. The Directive effectively...

 

25,000 Stage Vigil for Trade Justice

 
 

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29 Jun 2005

 

Celebrities joined campaigners at biggest mass protest of an election campaign when over 25,000 people filled Whitehall at an all-night vigil and protest organised by the Trade Justice Movement to call for trade justice not free trade.